We publish regular updates on applications to Caranua and this one provides information to the 18th May 2018
We have now:
- Received Part 1 applications from 6,225 people
- Confirmed eligibility for 5,649
- Number of Survivors with current open applications 2,385
- Number of Survivors waiting initial assignment: 83
How many people can apply?
To be eligible to apply to Caranua, a person must have spent time in an institution as a child, and received an award through settlement, Court or the Residential Institutions Redress Board. Our Application Form Part 1 allows us to check whether someone can apply. Once we receive the form, we usually do this in ten working days. The number of Part 1 applications received up to the 18th May 2018 is 6,221. Of these 5,648 survivors have been deemed eligible to apply.
Current Status of Applications
After an applicant is deemed eligible to apply, we ask them for identification documents. Once their identification documents are verified, the next step is that they are allocated an Application Advisor, who will work with them on their application for services.
As at the 18th May 2018, there were 83 people who have yet to receive services, who are waiting to be assigned an Advisor. There are currently over 2,385 survivors working with an Advisor, over 2,200 are first time applicants. There are 211 people, who have already received services and who have submitted a reapplication, who are waiting to be assigned an Application Advisor.
|Number of Survivors with current open applications||2,385
First application = 2,111
|Waiting first time assignment||83|
|Waiting repeat assignment||211|
Initial = 3,028
Payments and spend (to end of April 2018)
To the end of April 2018 we had spent €72.5 million on services as follows:
|Applications Value by Category Type||Cumulative|
|Total Value of Applications Paid||€72.5 million|
|Total assignments 2018||633|
|Date of Initial Complaint||Stage 1||Stage 2||Stage 3|
|Nature of Feedback||CY2018|
|Suggestions for Improvement||4|